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Seen most recently at the Occupy Town Square event at Washington Square, she continues, “That’s the paradigm shift – we all work together – and these kids, they know how to take care of each other – it’s inspiring”. As one of the first to broaden the generation range of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Karin Hofmann has helped to show America that working together towards a greater common goal can happen, even if it’s just one stitch at a time.
And then the media took notice. From The New York Daily News and NY1 to Jimmy Breslin, the CBS Evening News, Piers Morgan and The Daily Show a 56 year-old grandmother of five had captured the hearts of a nation claiming that she wanted her grandchildren to be “proud of America” like she was at their age and this was her way to do that.
A hat here, a mitten there, little did Marsha Spencer know that those would be the beginning of the #OWS Fiber Arts working group and a commitment to bringing America back to its heritage, stitch by stitch.